ERIC Number: ED264122
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1985
Reference Count: N/A
Whales of New England. Secondary Curriculum.
New England Aquarium, Boston, MA.
Instructional materials and suggestions for conducting a whale watching field trip are contained in this curriculum packet for secondary science teachers. It is one unit in a series of curricular programs developed by the New England Aquarium Education Department. Activities and information are organized into three sections: (1) pre-trip activities (providing fact sheets on cetaceans, worksheets on specific whales, and a vocabulary list); (2) trip activities (including descriptions of cetacean behaviors and a data sheet for recording observations); and (3) post-trip activities (identifying project areas and suggesting enrichment experiences). Preparatory and follow-through instructional strategies are offered and a list of resources is also provided. (ML)
Descriptors: Animal Behavior, Experiential Learning, Field Instruction, Field Trips, Marine Biology, Marine Mammals, Outdoor Activities, Science Activities, Science Education, Secondary Education, Secondary School Science, Wildlife
New England Aquarium, Central Wharf, Boston, MA 02110 ($3.00).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Authoring Institution: New England Aquarium, Boston, MA.